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JUST TO BE SURE: A SURE FIRE COMEDY BY CARINE TARDIEU

JUST TO BE SURE seems to be the perfect title for a film about a chap who mine sweeps for a living.

Erwan is a bomb disposal expert, a widower with a social worker daughter about to become a single mum, when, suddenly, shockingly, an unexpected emotional bombshell explodes. Continue reading JUST TO BE SURE: A SURE FIRE COMEDY BY CARINE TARDIEU

CHINESE PUZZLE

Cecile de France is Isabelle in Cedric Klapisch's new film CHINESE PUZZLE
Cecile de France is Isabelle in Cedric Klapisch’s new film CHINESE PUZZLE

CHINESE PUZZLE marks the third in a trilogy of films that began with THE SPANISH APARTMENT, segued into RUSSIAN DOLLS and  has made a triumphant hatrick with this beautifully mature, madcap and audacious film.

These three films, that writer/ director Cedric Klapisch now calls “The Trilogy of Xavier’s Travels” tell the story of how the lives of the people from a generation have been marked by the culture of travel– former students have become true “citizens of the world”.

These three films describe a generation of people who grew up in parallel with the construction of Europe and the notion of globalization.

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